Faculty Profile


Alexander Pearson
Section of Hematology / Oncology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
apearson5@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Pearson performs basic and translational science research related to understand how head and neck cancers develop treatment resistance, and to propose new ways to overcome this resistance. His research integrates mathematical modeling and statistical genomics with laboratory data in order to propose more effective treatment combinations
 

Clinical Interests

Treatment of head and neck cancers including caring for patients with squamous cell carcinoma and salivary gland cancers
 

Publications

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Training

  • PhD, 2009, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Statistics
  • MD, 2010, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Medicine
  • Residency, 2012, University of Michigan, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2016, University of Michigan, Hematology/Oncology